Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2004 Rates
GAO-03-1085R: Aug 8, 2003
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and fiscal year 2004 rates. GAO noted that: (1) the rule would describe the changes to the amounts and factors used to determine the rates for Medicare hospital inpatient services for operating costs and capital-related costs, and (2) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.